Under the current system, the mayor appoints the majority of members to the Panel for Educational Policy that votes on school policies.
A new online guide lets New York City high school students learn things like whether they need to pass through metal detectors and wear uniforms.
Airport control towers closing, teachers laid off, and meat going bad or uninspected. These are the claims, some exaggerated, from both sides about these automatic spending cuts starting Friday with the sequester.
Local 1181 President Michael Cordiello said in no way is the suspension of the strike a sign of his side giving up its fight.
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says that the state should its own DREAM Act to help undocumented immigrants go to college.
Gov. Dan Malloy unveiled the second, two-year budget of his administration on Wednesday, promising to move Connecticut closer to recovery from the national recession by continuing investments in education and job development.
“I want to create the same opportunities I had,” she told WCBS 880’s Steve Scott.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that if New York City and the teachers union can’t reach a deal on teacher evaluations, the state will impose one.
The proposal, which totals just over $70 billion, is for the fiscal year that starts on July 1. It is also the mayor’s final budget plan before he leaves office.
The deadline has already come and gone on inking a deal for teacher evaluations that could have gotten New York City $450 million in aid and grants.
A Long Island school district has made the move to a cleaner and less costly way to transport its students.
If an evaluation plan is not submitted on time, the city could lose $450 million in state aid and grants.
The Newtown massacre changed everything and now Fort Lee school superintendent Steven Engravalle wants highly trained police in every building, and that’s not all.
Many of the recommendations released Wednesday have been proposed before but blocked by politics or lack of funding. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said those remain major obstacles.
New Jersey is among 45 states considering putting more emphasis on typing rather than cursive writing.